Meet our newest animal, the stripped Burr Fish!

img_2479The Stripped Burr Fish, or Spiny Box Fish (Chilomycterus schoepfi), may look cute and cuddly, but its spines and
beak-like mouth make it a tricky fish to catch. Although it is not commercially valuable, they often get caught accidentally, or wash up on beaches. The Burr Fish is a member of the Porcupine Fish family and puffs up its body by swallowing great amounts of water as a defense mechanism!

Come by to check out our new friend!

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